10/3 court bombings
Another JMB leader charge-sheeted
LAXMIPUR, Oct 31 (UNB): Investigators submitted charge sheet here today (Monday) in the case of October 3 court bombings which left one person dead.
District detective branch Police Inspector Belal Uddin Chowdhury submitted the charge sheet to a first-class magistrate's court, indicting a lone suspect in custody, JMB leader HM Masum-ur Rahman.
The police with the help of local people caught him "red-handed" while running away allegedly after throwing a bomb at the court room of district Judge Abu Sufian.
Two cases were filed with local police station following the attack--one for bombing and another for killing.
Masum gave confessional statement under section 164 of the CrPc before a magistrate, admitting his involvement in the bomb attack.
The suspected militant was also quoted as saying that he committed the desperate deed at the dictate of Bangla Bhai and Shaikh Abdur Rahman-their two supreme leaders now on the run with bounties on their heads.
Mojibul Haque (80) of Char Ababil village in Raipur thana was killed and 15 others were injured, including the joint district judge, in the bomb attack, which was also conducted simultaneously with the bombings on the court premises in Chittagong and Chandpur.